Sample chapters

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21.

Dates and date functions

  • By Wayne WinstonFeb 4, 2017
  • In this chapter from Microsoft Excel Data Analysis and Business Modeling, 5th Edition, author Wayne Winston explores the most commonly used month-day-year formats in Microsoft Excel 2016.

22.

Work with webpages

  • By Penelope Coventry, Olga M. LonderFeb 3, 2017
  • SharePoint Server includes four types of webpages. In this sample chapter from Microsoft SharePoint 2016 Step by Step, explore procedures related to creating pages, adding content to pages, managing pages, and using app parts and web parts.

23.

Models, Views, and Controllers

  • By James Chambers, David Paquette, Simon TimmsFeb 2, 2017
  • In this sample chapter from ASP.NET Core Application Development: Building an application in four sprints, the author team recaps the basics of models, views, controllers, middleware, and dependency injection.

24.

Manage workbook options and settings

  • By Paul McFedriesFeb 1, 2017
  • In this sample chapter from MOS 2016 Study Guide for Microsoft Excel Expert, learn how to use worksheet protection features to prevent changes to a single cell or entire workbook in Microsoft Excel 2016.

25.

Lookup functions

  • By Wayne WinstonJan 31, 2017
  • In this chapter from Microsoft Excel Data Analysis and Business Modeling, 5th Edition, author Wayne Winston discusses the syntax of lookup functions in Microsoft Excel 2016.

26.

Work with content in lists and libraries

  • By Penelope Coventry, Olga M. LonderJan 31, 2017
  • In this sample chapter from Microsoft SharePoint 2016 Step by Step, discover how libraries and lists can help you manage documents more efficiently—from initial organization to working offline.

27.

Manage schedules

  • By Joan LambertJan 30, 2017
  • In this sample chapter from MOS 2016 Study Guide for Microsoft Outlook, learn more about exam objectives related to managing calendars, calendar items, tasks, and notes.

28.

Track progress: Detailed techniques

  • By Carl Chatfield, Timothy JohnsonJan 30, 2017
  • In this chapter from Microsoft Project 2016 Step by Step, learn how to properly track actual work against the original plan to identify variance—and adjust plan when necessary.

29.

Apply transitions and animations

  • By Joan LambertJan 9, 2017
  • In this sample chapter from MOS 2016 Study Guide for Microsoft PowerPoint, author Joan Lambert explains how to configure slide transitions and animate slide content in PowerPoint 2016.

30.

Business Connectivity Services hybrid

  • By Ben Curry, Brian LawsJan 4, 2017
  • A Business Connectivity Services (BCS) hybrid solution makes it possible for organizations to securely publish internally hosted business application data for remote workers or vendors— without migrating or replicating data across network boundaries. In this sample chapter from recent release From IT Pro to Cloud Pro Microsoft Office 365 and SharePoint Online, Microsoft cloud technology experts Ben Curry and Brian Laws explain requirements for a BCS hybrid solution with step-by-step procedures on the configuration process.

31.

Start a new plan

  • By Carl Chatfield, Timothy JohnsonOct 10, 2016
  • In this sample chapter from Microsoft Project 2016 Step by Step, learn how to create a new plan and set its start date. This action makes all tasks begin as soon as possible and gives you the greatest scheduling flexibility.

32.

Background to T-SQL querying and programming

  • By Itzik Ben-GanOct 7, 2016
  • Learning the theory behind T-SQL querying and programming is an important step in developing code. In this sample chapter from T-SQL Fundamentals, 3rd Edition, Itzik Ben-Gan provides a brief theoretical background about SQL, set theory and predicate logic, the relational model, and types of database systems.

33.

Azure network security

  • By Yuri Diogenes, Debra Shinder, Tom ShinderOct 4, 2016
  • Azure networking has a lot of moving parts. This chapter from Microsoft Azure Security discusses components from a security perspective, best practices, and some patterns that you might want to adopt for your own deployments.

34.

What is programming?

  • By Rob MilesOct 4, 2016
  • If you can organize a party, you can write a program. What happens in a program is a little different, but the basic principles are the same. In this sample chapter from Begin to Code with C#, Rob Miles discusses what it takes to be a programmer and takes a closer look at how computers process data.

35.

Design for cloud/hybrid identity

  • By Brian Svidergol, Robert Clements, Charles PlutaSep 19, 2016
  • The public cloud is growing and expanding services. This chapter from Exam Ref 70-398 Planning for and Managing Devices covers many Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) features and tools.

36.

Hello, Service Fabric!

  • By Haishi BaiAug 31, 2016
  • In this chapter from Programming Microsoft Azure Service Fabric, Haishi Bai presents what makes a great platform as a service (PaaS) and shares some of the key concepts of Service Fabric in preparation for service development.

37.

UX-Driven Design

  • By Dino EspositoMar 2, 2016
  • In this chapter from Modern Web Development, Dino Esposito presents the concept of UX-Driven Design (UXDD), a top-down approach to implementing the supporting architecture for your chosen system.
38.

Create and format notes in OneNote

  • By Curtis FryeFeb 17, 2016
  • This chapter guides you through procedures related to creating, cutting, and copying notes; applying text formatting to notes; creating lists and outlines; changing paragraph formatting; and deleting formatting and items.
39.

Understanding Microsoft enterprise mobility solutions

  • By Yuri Diogenes, Jeff Gilbert, Robert MazzoliFeb 17, 2016
  • This chapter explains how Microsoft enterprise mobility solutions address these areas and covers the basics of enterprise mobility management. It also covers considerations for selecting and deploying these solutions, as well as introducing a sample enterprise mobility management scenario that will be used throughout this book.
40.

Enhance Message Content in Microsoft Outlook 2016

  • By Joan LambertFeb 3, 2016
  • This chapter from Microsoft Outlook 2016 Step by Step guides you through procedures related to personalizing default message formatting, applying thematic elements to individual messages, creating and using automatic signatures, incorporating imagery in messages, and changing message settings and delivery options.

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